Definition of Modii
1. modius [n] - See also: modius
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Modii
Literary usage of Modii
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A History of Roman Law: With a Commentary on the Institutes of Gaius and by Andrew Stephenson (1912)
"Again, only thirty-six modii were assigned per annum to the steward, overseer, and shepherd, whence it may be safely concluded that meat and milk were ..."
2. Roman antiquities: or, An account of the manners and customs of the Romans by Alexander Adam (1835)
"... of the Vatican in the time of Caligula, besides the obelisk itself, had 120000 modii of lentes, lentiles, a kind uf pulse, for ballast, about 1138 tons, ..."
3. The English Village Community Examined in Its Relations to the Manorial and by Frederic Seebohm (1905)
"Now why is the peculiar phraseology used ' from 4 30 modii 3 modii' ? Surely either because three modii, according to the ' Agrimensores,' went to the juger ..."
4. Historical Essays in Connexion with the Land, the Church, &c. by Eben William Robertson (1872)
"Nepos, the contemporary of Cicero, in his account of Atticus, says that the latter gave to every Athenian citizen " seven modii of wheat, ..."
5. The Husbandry of the Ancients. In Two Volumes. by Adam Dickson (1788)
"Horde! modii quinque ... Fa- bae modii quatuor vel fox in ... Ervi modii quinque totidem operis ..."
6. Cornell Studies in Classical Philology by Cornell University (1917)
"Deducting the 216000 modii for which he had bought the tithes, leaves 324000 ... This added to 324000 gives 356400* modii, leaving 43600 modii of the 400000 ..."